ranching

Briscoe’s Bounty

Jan 20, 2013 By Kathryn Jones

Dolph Briscoe used to govern Texas. He still owns a bigger piece of it than any individual in the world.

Git Along, Lonesome Ranchers

Oct 31, 2012 By S. C. Gwynne

Cattle ranching in Texas has been endangered almost since its inception. Has the harsh economic reality finally caught up with our most iconic business?

Sarita’s Secret

Aug 31, 2004 By Gary Cartwright

Could Ray Fernandez, the grandson of a Mexican American maid, be the rightful heir to the vast Kenedy fortune, including the family's mythic South Texas ranch?

Hog Wild

May 31, 1999 By John Morthland

They’re a major nuisance in rural Texas— but, boy, do they taste good.

Forget the Alamo

Apr 1, 1998 By Debbie Nathan

Sorry, T. R. Fehrenbach: the new Texas historians don’t care about Davy Crockett or other old icons. To them, the real heroes are women, blacks, and yes, Mexican Americans.